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Re: Dustbath question

Post by Marigold » Sun Jul 07, 2019 5:09 pm

I recently turned over a plastic lid that had been left on a paving slab, and found a whole lot of ant eggs + ants. As I didn't want them there, I swept them up and pu them all, eggs and ants, on the chickens' big treats plate, thinking the eggs at least would be a lovely treat . They were horrified!
When it was clear they wouldn't be touching them, I then swept them up again and put them down near to the ants nest. By then of course the ants were crawling all up inside my sleeves and biting hard. I couldn't blame them!
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Re: Dustbath question

Post by bigyetiman » Mon Jul 08, 2019 11:51 am

Mine love a melon, but they treat tomatoes like a bomb wont go near them. They had a wonderful time yesterday removing blackfly from the roses. Never seen them so quiet for so long. A long silence usually means they are up to no good and they know it
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Re: Dustbath question

Post by Tweetypie » Mon Jul 08, 2019 8:46 pm

Rick 😂😂😂
Well something's not right, because Miss Muffet and Cindy havnt laid an egg for 3 days. I've never known Muffet skip more than 1 day 🤔. They've gone on egg strike 🥚
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